United Technologies Corporation Project Head- F35 in Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID: 63641BR

City: Fort Worth

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide strong technical leadership for all aspects of the Programs assigned while working with the following:

  • Program Management to ensure that projects are properly managed to achieve project delivery in accordance with project plans

  • Integrated Product Team (IPT) to ensure Engineering integration into overall program requirements

  • Divisional Engineering teams to ensure that engineering integrity is achieved, engineering procedures are complied, lessons learned are addressed and a robust trouble-free product is developed

  • Managing and developing direct reports

Executes engineering program activities including:

  • Liaise with Customer/Suppliers internal and external for all program related issues

  • Submit technical data to the customer for approval/acceptance per contractual requirements

  • Support customer requests such as redesigns/product improvements based on life cycle data (wear issues, failures, cost reduction, product improvements, etc) or perform minor testing (i.e. shock leak, fit checks, cycle tests, etc.)

  • Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility

  • Utilize the ACE Operating System and NPI tools to facilitate program execution

  • Develops and is accountable for overall engineering schedule and budget and harmonizes priorities and objectives with Program, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain

  • Responsible and accountable for all related engineering tasks and its completion dates

  • Sets Engineering team priorities and objectives with a strong drive to meet expectations

  • Communicates progress and roadblocks with the Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Engineering Management

  • Reviews, recommends, coordinates design, drawing changes activity with customer, other Company disciplines and coordinates activities between production, manufacturing and engineering

  • Interprets and conveys the intent of changes made to drawing related documents to ensure consistent interpretation and implementation by individuals affected by the drawing change

  • Verifies the accuracy of customer generated documents and coordinates with the customer, as necessary, to make corrections

  • Maintains the Engineering Bill of Material in the PDM system (e-Matrix)

  • Reviews change requests for producibility issues, drawing clarifications, and cost reduction

  • Supports the change board function to ensure proper and timely change incorporation

  • Supports the customer and/or government representatives as needed

  • Generates change proposals with both cost and time estimates

  • Reviews contracts for technical content

  • Provides Engineering support to all functional group on an as-needed basis within the company, as well as the Supply Chain

  • Initiates drawing changes as required by developing and maintaining the product to customer requirements.

  • This may include the following:i. Drawing/model maintenance and change formsii. Configuration Management/Interchangeabilityiii. Generating 3-D Stress models (CATIA) for analysisiv. Kinematics analysisv. Maintaining weight reports (weight, center of gravity, moments of inertia, etc.)vi. Generate retrofit kitsvii. Prepares Acceptance Test Proceduresviii. Generates change proposals with both cost and time estimatesix. Maintains a project plan when and if necessary to ensure proper implementation of design changes or testing requirements

  • Submits technical data to the customer for approval/acceptance per contractual requirements

  • Perform liaison engineering function within UTAS, as well as customers and suppliers

  • Supports spares programs as needed

  • Supports in house and field root-cause investigations

  • Designs and checks fixtures for testing and assembly

  • Initiates the release of the drawing related documents in the PDM system

  • Reviews change requests for producibility issues, drawing clarifications, and cost reduction

  • Supports the change board function to ensure proper and timely change incorporation

  • Supports the customer and/or government representatives as needed

  • Reviews contracts for technical content

  • Provides Engineering support to all functional group on an as-needed basis within the company, as well as the Supply Chain

  • Develop measurable actions plans and ensures actions are completed on time

  • Problem Resolution

  • Performs/Leads/Facilitates Engineering investigations into failures and leads/participates in Root Cause and Corrective Action

  • Ensure timely and satisfactory resolution of problems

Manages direct reports:

  • Develop direct reports and facilitate development of their individual/career development plans

  • Conduct performance feedback reviews & provide compensation/merit recommendation

  • Work with direct reports on developing goals and objectives with linkage to Policy Deployment initiatives

  • Provide input to the LDR process

  • Compliance:

  • Ensures compliance with UTAS-LS engineering methodologies by providing direction/guidance to the stress team

  • Ensures compliance with all ethics and EH&S policies and guidelines and conducts themselves in an ethical manner

  • Maintains compliance to ITAR, customer and regulatory requirements

  • May be asked to complete other tasks based on skills and qualifications.

  • Occasional travel between customer/suppliers and UTAS locations. Long term assignments may be required during the joint definition phases for new programs.

  • Support UTC and Landing Systems cultural initiatives through use of the UTC Four Gears philosophy and the ACE Operating System.

  • Perform other duties as required.

UTAS-LS Enterprise Values including Ethical Behavior, Customer Focused Improvement, Accountability & Teamwork and Openness & Trust

Qualification: Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience within the Aerospace industry required

  • 3-5 years leadership experience in managing a multi-disciplined team of Engineers (structural design, systems installation design, stress analysis, weights analysis, design trade-off studies)

  • 3-5 years Demonstrated project management experience required

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with the Landing Gear PDM (Smart-team, MatrixOne, Team Center) system preferred

  • Interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers

  • Verbal and facilitating skills in team environment.

  • Understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of MS Office, MS Project

  • Understanding materials and manufacturing process.

  • Knowledge of Dimensional and Tolerancing

Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience within the Aerospace industry required

  • 3-5 years leadership experience in managing a multi-disciplined team of Engineers (structural design, systems installation design, stress analysis, weights analysis, design trade-off studies)

  • 3-5 years Demonstrated project management experience required

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with the Landing Gear PDM (Smart-team, MatrixOne, Team Center) system preferred

  • Interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers

  • Verbal and facilitating skills in team environment.

  • Understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of MS Office, MS Project

  • Understanding materials and manufacturing process.

  • Knowledge of Dimensional and Tolerancing

Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.